BENGALURU: S Somanath on Friday presumed fee as Secretary, Department of Space as well as Chairman, Space Commission.
Prior to this, he had a four-year job as the Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananathapuram.
Earlier, he additionally acted as the Director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC), Valiamala, for 2 as well as half years, an Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) declaration kept in mind.
Somanath gotten B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, as well as Masters in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, being experts in Structures, Dynamics, as well as Control with a Gold Medal, it claimed.
He signed up with VSSC in 1985 as well as was a team leader for the Integration of PSLV throughout the very early stages.
Somanath is a professional in the location of system design of Launch cars.
“His contributions in PSLV and GSLV MkIII were in their overall architecture, propulsion stages design, structural and structural dynamics designs, separation systems, vehicle integration, and integration procedures development”, the declaration claimed.
He is a recipient of the ‘Space Gold Medal’ from the Astronautical Society of India (ASI).
He had actually additionally gotten the ‘Merit Award’ as well as ‘Performance Excellence honor’ from ISRO as well as a ‘Team quality honor’ for GSLV Mk-III growth.
Somanath is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), a Fellow of the Aeronautical Society of India (AeSI), ASI, as well as a Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).
He remains in the bureau of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) as well as a recipient of the National Aeronautics Prize from the ASI, it was specified.
Somanath has actually released documents in journals & workshops in architectural characteristics as well as control, vibrant evaluation of splitting up devices, resonance & acoustic screening, launch car layout, as well as launch solutions administration, the declaration included.